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What Good is a Coder Who Can’t Code?

I hear you’re looking to hire coders.  A Python Pro, perhaps? How are you going to go about it? Stage 1: You start by publicizing the job opening First come the job boards, then some social networking, and maybe even some internal references;

Posted in Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Recruitment, Resumes, Work Life

Conduct Employee Training with Online Skills Assessment Tools

Employee Training at regular intervals has a number of tangible benefits across organisations of all sizes that makes it an integral part of any good HR manager’s list of initiatives. Given the rapidity of advancements in HR Technology, it is

Posted in Employee Training, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment

Recruiting Lessons from a Sales Person

If we dwell deeper into recruitment, we’ll find that there are instances where a recruiter faces situations similar to the one’s faced by a sales person. Recruiting is about finding the right person to fill a vacancy and is a time

Posted in Campus Recruitment, Candidate Screening, Recruitment, Startups

10 Things All Recruiters Must Know About Online Skills Assessment

A lot of the advice about “how to hire better” asks recruiters to spend more time on each candidate and discover as much as they possibly can, all so they can reduce the risk of a bad hire, and save

Posted in Campus Recruitment, Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Resumes, Work Life

Case Study: Potknox Simplifies Infogain’s Campus Hiring

ABOUT INFOGAIN Infogain is a business-oriented IT services leader, with its headquarters in Silicon Valley, that specializes in technology solutions for the High Tech, Retail and Insurance industries. With close to 2,000 employees in the US, Europe, Middle East, India,

Posted in Campus Recruitment, Case Study, Online Assessment, Recruitment

Why do startups find it so hard to find good talent?

Potknox Co Founder, Pottu Venugopal, tells us why finding talent for startups is a lot like, and as tough as, finding clients, wherein making a hire resembles making a sale. Here’s what he and a number of other startup CXOs had to

Posted in Candidate Screening, Recruitment, Startups, Uncategorized, Work Life

Summer Recruitment Drive 2014

1000 programmers. 28 startups. 10 days. 7 distinct profiles. All from 1500 miles away. The Start of Something On August 1st, 2014 at 10 AM, we met in the room with the big table and chairs. Usually, all five of

Posted in Business Development, Candidate Screening, Case Study, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Resumes, Startups, Uncategorized

7 Problems Startups Face with Campus Recruitment

Campus  Placements and Working at Startups are two equally promising trends in recruitment that are shaking things up for the corporate world. Question is, why don’t they go together? What’s stopping startups from tapping into this wide pool of talent that’s so

Posted in HR Tech, Recruitment, Startups, Work Life

4 Alternatives to Resumes

Dear Employers and Employees alike, to quote Phoebe Buffay as she *pwned* Ross Geller, “Wasn’t there a time when the brightest minds in the world believed that the world was flat? And, up until like what, 50 years ago, you

Posted in Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Resumes, Startups

Startups and Interns Are Made For Each Other

Interns are to Employees what Startups are to MNCs; both the smart new kid on the block giving the older kids a run for their money. We spoke to 3 young, successful entrepreneurs who agreed that interns have been invaluable

Posted in Interns, Recruitment, Startups, Work Life

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